In Quest for Gold, Jill Sorenson sits down with Capitals players who are ready to represent their home countries in the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Rookie defenseman Connor Carrick is hoping to make the most of his recent callup by the Washington Capitals.
The Capitals have picked up five points in their last three games but are still just one point out of fourth place.
What issues arise from the Caps getting themselves in trouble with penalties?
Watch the highlights from the Capitals 2-1 loss against the Sabres.